Elephants Teach Us How To Live Together In Society. I have 3 Elephants in my office. We human animals can learn much from nature and other animals. Elephants set a positive example of how to live peacefully in a society. They are the largest mammals in the world, yet they kill no other animals. They live long, are the strongest, most powerful animals, yet herbivorous, strict vegetarians. They live in packs and look out for one another. They teach their young how to live, and never harm one another.